Prosecute the traitors!
by Aven Piramide - November 30, 2023 - 12:00am
When I watched the television footage of two air force planes reportedly belonging to Communist China flying aggressively in circles above a Philippine Air Force plane that was patrolling the air space above the...
Is the ICC coming?
by Aven Piramide - November 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Last Friday evening, I received a phone call from someone who sounded quite excited.
Non-tax payers should not be allowed to vote
by Aven Piramide - November 23, 2023 - 12:00am
I had the privilege of being invited to speak before the councilors who participated in the fourth quarterly regional convention of the Philippine Councilors League last week.
Our debt is worse than the Israel-Hamas war
by Aven Piramide - November 12, 2023 - 12:00am
There are national and international events that we witness today.
by Aven Piramide - November 9, 2023 - 12:00am
This article could have been much interestingly written by my most favorite author of thriller novels were he alive today.
Numbers do not lie
by Aven Piramide - November 2, 2023 - 12:00am
There was an American humorist, journalist, novelist and travel writer who carried the nom de plume Mark Twain.
Sen. Robin Padilla, my goodness!
by Aven Piramide - October 26, 2023 - 12:00am
I seem to observe that many of us, Filipinos, have refused to recognize the abuse heaped upon us by Communist China.
Will the ratings fall freely!
by Aven Piramide - October 19, 2023 - 12:00am
There is a reported plunge in the ratings of both President Ferdinand R Marcos Jr and Vice President Sara Duterte- Carpio.
Philippine archipelago, land surrounded by water
by Aven Piramide - October 16, 2023 - 12:00am
An archipelago is a group of islands, including parts of islands, inter- connecting waters, and other natural features which are so closely interrelated that such islands, waters, and other natural features form...
It’s a strategy
by Aven Piramide - October 12, 2023 - 12:00am
A nephew once saw my copies of Carl Von Clausewitz’ work “On War” and Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” bunched with the law books in my library. Dexter Ampong, that is his name, told me...
Enemy of the state
by Aven Piramide - October 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Among the last movies that I watched in a theater, a very long time ago, had a plot that can be woven in a present day happening.
Cardema, Manuel and Rizal
by Aven Piramide - October 5, 2023 - 12:00am
I just read a Facebook post that brought back to my mind the inspiringly nationalistic poem of Dr. Jose Rizal, entitled A LA JUVENTUD FILIPINA. In 1879, our national hero, while studying at University of Santo Tomas,...
The coast guard and the vice president
by Aven Piramide - September 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Few days ago, I played the records of Jose Feliciano, one of the four blind singers I know, on my antiquated components.
A small way to be Singapore-like
by Aven Piramide - September 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Some three decades ago, then Senator Letecia Ramos-Shahani, sister of the late President Fidel V. Ramos, tasked her Senate Committee on Culture and Arts to understand deeper into some aspects of the Filipino way...
DILG program and heartwarming LGU officials!
by Aven Piramide - September 21, 2023 - 12:00am
I am glad to report in this column a personal and private observation on the program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government called Local Legislation Award.
2 Negrenses – Teves and Diaz
by Aven Piramide - September 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Decades ago, I always found time to play in sandlot basketball games.
An old man remembers Lord Acton
by Aven Piramide - September 14, 2023 - 12:00am
Is the perception true that senior citizens remember things that happened long time ago more clearly than those events that take place fairly recently? There are not many professionals involved in this discipline...
Disparity in number of bodyguards
by Aven Piramide - September 7, 2023 - 12:00am
From my ROTC days, I learned that a squad of soldiers was composed of 9-12 men and a platoon consisted of at least three to four squads or some 36 to 48 men. Three platoons made up a company and three companies,...
A Filipino state of confusion!
by Aven Piramide - September 3, 2023 - 12:00am
To understand the precise meaning of the word “invasion” I opened my old copy of Black’s Law dictionary.
An idiot’s point of view
by Aven Piramide - August 31, 2023 - 12:00am
Many are familiar with Patrick Henry’s powerful oration where he said the immortal line “Give me liberty or give me death.”
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